After taking her mother's name, Four Souls, for strength, the strange, compelling Fleur Pillager walks from her Ojibwe reservation to the cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul. She seeks restitution from and revenge on the lumber baron who has stripped her reservation. But revenge is never simple, and her intentions are complicated by her dangerous compassion for the man who wronged her.This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.
About the Author
Louise Erdrich is the author of fourteen novels as well as volumes of poetry, short stories, children's books, and a memoir of early motherhood. Her novel The Round House won the 2012 National Book Award. She lives in Minnesota, where she owns the bookstore Birchbark Books.
“Stunning flights of lyricism.”
-San Francisco Chronicle Book Review
“Powerful and haunting.”
-Michiko Kakutani, New York Times
“Vividly evoked …A welcome addition, then, to a uniquely enthralling and important American story.”
“Fleur’s story, along with comic subplots involving the narrators, is marked by imagery both poetic and moving.”
“Great originality and charm.”
“FOUR SOULS juxtaposes … the ribald and the elegiac.”